April 23, 2010
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Neurology Grand Rounds lecture will examine the neuropsychology of primary brain tumors, presented as part of Brain Tumor Awareness Month in May.
Christina A. Meyers, Ph.D., ABPP, professor of neuro-oncology and chief of the Section on Neuropsychology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, will discuss some of the common symptoms experienced by patients, and present information on the effects of treatment on cognition and how interventions can improve patient's quality of life.
The lecture is from 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 18, in Conference Room E of the West Pavilion Conference Center.
Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is the state of Alabama's largest employer and an internationally renowned research university and academic health center whose professional schools and specialty patient care programs are consistently ranked as among the nation's top 50; find more information at www.uab.edu and www.uabmedicine.org.